Archive for September 2013

The Best Chicago Must-Do Fall Family Activities for Your Bucket List

The kids are back in school and stores are beginning to put up their Christmas displays, so this can mean only one thing: fall is upon us. Fall has officially started and its time to get into the harvest spirit. These fun Chicago activities will help you prepare for Halloween 2013 while enjoying the beautiful... Read more »

Brookfield Zoo Quietly Kills a Chicago Halloween Tradition

Rumors that Brookfield Zoo will not host its hard-ticketed after-hours Halloween event Creatures of the Night this year, even after stunning popularity last year, have been confirmed as true. Although there was no mention that last year’s event was the last, the zoo has confirmed that the event will not run again this year. The... Read more »

5 Fun Family Fall Activities This Weekend

Looking for a fun way to spend this warm weekend around Chicago? Well, here are five fun activities that can help you get out and enjoy the weather this weekend around Chicagoland. 1. Brookfield Zoo: While Boo at the Zoo does not start until October 19th, Brookfield Zoo is still a top pick for this... Read more »

5 Things Doctors Won't Tell You About Your Diabetic Child

As a parent of a type I diabetic child, you receive a ton of information from your doctors and specialists. Unfortunately there is also a lot of information they don’t share that could save you headaches, frustration and lost sleep. Here are the top five things that the doctor’s don’t tell you about your type... Read more »

Getting Out and Having Fun with an Autistic Child Part II

Welcome to part two of my series, Getting Out and Having Fun with an Autistic Child. In my last installment, we discussed the importance of knowing limits and dealing with sensory issues. Rule #1 was to know your child’s limits and now, we move on to rule #2. Rule #2: Plan Well If your child... Read more »
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